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Manuscript music book containing music for 43 Scottish, German and French dances

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1425
Scope and Contents

The first leaf of the oblong 8vo item of [60]pp. is headed 'Scottish Quadrilles'. It includes German and French examples as well as a couple of waltzes and a mazurka. Many of the tunes are initialled and are dated from October 1850 to April 1857, some with the location Wemyss. The volume was produced by M'Dowall, Greig and Wahler, lithographic and letterpress printers, Edinburgh. It has a coloured scrollwork cover.

Dates: 1850-1857

Manuscript music book containing music for 182 Strathspeys and Reels

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1426
Scope and Contents This volume containing the music for 182 strathspeys and reels also includes the identities of the composers. Oblong 8vo, 106 pp, paper watermarked 1830. There is a partial index. It contains signatures of William Sutherland and John Roy Stuart to the rear and others have been erased from the front. Tunes include: Lady Montgomerie, composed by the Earl of Eglinton Shela O Neal composed...
Dates: 1830

Manuscript music book containing the music for 74 Scottish airs

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1427
Scope and Contents

This volume containing the music for 74 Scottish airs, includes:


  1. Cauld Kail in Aberdeen
  2. The bush aboon Traquair
  3. Oh! Open the door Lord Gregory
  4. Auld Robin Gray

Oblong 8vo, 24pp. Paper watermarked 1804. Signature of James Aikman, Perth.

Dates: 1804

Papers of George Firth relating to his published work on Donald Tovey

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1471
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a typed draft, other drafts, a spiral bound copy of Donald Francis Tovey a portrait of a great man and a loose-leaf copy. There is also correspondence, transcriptions and copies of correspondence, scripts, notes, talks, programmes, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1880-1980

Papers of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1036
Scope and Contents The content of the Papers at shelfmark Gen. 273-286 include a manuscript volume of Gaelic songs, manuscripts and proofs of The songs of the Hebrides, papers relating to The Seal Woman, proofs of Life of Song, and newspaper cuttings. Correspondence at shelfmark Gen. 519-520 includes letters from various members of the Kennedy family in Italy to the family at home, 1879-1880, letters to...
Dates: 1879-1930

Papers of Professor Alexander C. Aitken

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1068
Scope and Contents The collections is composed of autobiographical, biographical, memoir, and obituary material relating to Professor A. C. Aitken; war souvenirs and maps; correspondence relating to Aitken's publication From Gallipoli to the Somme; review material relating to From Gallipoli to the Somme; circa 20 photographs, both portrait and group; 3 commonplace (scrap-)books containing cuttings and newspaper articles on a variety of subjects...
Dates: 1894-1980

Papers of Professor Frederick Niecks

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1086
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a variety of typescript and manuscript material. This includes: Lectures on the history of music Lectures in counterpoint and harmony Contrapuntal compositions for analysis Compositions, loose sheet music Note-books Notes on history and form Lectures on accompaniment,...
Dates: 1890-1901

Records of Edinburgh University Musical Society

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EUA GD22
Scope and Contents

Subscription receipts; Minute books

Dates: 1874-1956

Records of the Scottish Musical Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1385
Scope and Contents
  1. Records of foundation and dissolution
  2. Minutes of meetings
  3. Membership records
  4. Financial records
  5. Correspondence
  6. Papers relating to the Scottish Universities Commission
  7. Newspapers relating to the society
Dates: 1879-1900

Robert Forester's book of music

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1069
Scope and Contents

The music in the book (49 pages) includes: strathspeys, hornpipes, quicksteps, reels, and jigs.

Dates: 1818

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Barsanti, Francis, 1690-1772, flautist, oboist, composer. 1